Midwife - Forever
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Based on 62 ratings
2020 Ratings: #634
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A luscious venture into incredibly dreamy soundscapes, an album focusing around the topic of death and grief, it's a sad one... but it does kind of crumble under its own weight.

Midwife's sophomore record is a very short one, one that barely counts as an album really but here we are. Forever is an album dedicated to one of Midwife's close friends, who helped her on her journey to become a musician, his name was Colin Ward. He passed away in 2018. This album is Midwife's (or Madeline Johnston) ... read more


A ambient, dream like gazey rock LP. Not an album you can play anytime, anywhere, but perfect for those in a perhaps lackadaisical and sleepy mood.

Highlight – C.R.F.W
Tone – Gazey, Celestial
Tier - Red
Score - 63


"Forever" is certainly pretty, but pretty is all this album really does. What holds this album back is that, besides a couple of great tracks, a few messy ambient tracks enter the mix, resulting in a rather pointless record (besides being an ode to his late friend).

Fav Tracks: S.W.I.M., Anyone Can Play Guitar

Least Fav Tracks: Vow, Language


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Track List

  1. 2018
  2. Anyone Can Play Guitar
  3. Vow
  4. Language
  5. C.R.F.W.
  6. S.W.I.M.
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Added on: January 21, 2020